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    Welcome to the Ambassablog! We're the front-line employee bloggers of the San Diego County Regional Airport Authority and participants in the Airport Authority's Goodwill Ambassador Program.

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A bounty of books

SDIA Book Club members, from left: Kim from Airport Planning, Chanelle from Intergovernmental Relations (seated), Chris from Facilities Development (standing behind Chanelle), Terri from Finance, Jan from Facilities Development, Ann from Business Planning, Cynthia from Training & Organization Development, Marion from Environmental Affairs, Catherine from the Quieter Home Program, and Suzanne from Real Estate.

How many of you knew that San Diego International Airport has a Book Club?  Maybe not many… we’re a well-kept secret! It’s time we shared the good news!

For a recent book, our little Book Club joined the ranks of the “One Book, One San Diego” program, a partnership between KPBS and the San Diego Public Library Foundation. The program brings San Diego County residents together to read and discuss the same book.

The book selected by this program is The Gangster We Are All Looking For, by Lê Thi Diem Thúy.  The story, about the Vietnamese immigrant experience here in San Diego, intrigued us. We also wanted to learn more about how the One Book, One San Diego program works. We met on Thursday, February 24 to discuss the book, and we even talked about going to hear Thúy speak about the book and her experiences growing up.

As a small group of about 10-12 people, the airport’s Book Club has been meeting for about two years. We try to read and discuss a book every month or so.  Some of our other finds have been:

If you are a lover of books and work at San Diego International Airport, come join us! For more information, feel free to email Book Club members Ann (amendels@san.org) or Suzanne (sroybal@san.org). Now – back to the book!

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